Information retrieval in medicine: the SAPHIRE experience.

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Abstract

Information retrieval systems are proliferating in biomedical settings, but many problems in indexing, retrieval, and evaluation of systems continue to exist. The SAPHIRE Project was undertaken to seek solutions to these problems. This paper summarizes the evaluation studies that have been done with SAPHIRE, highlighting the lessons learned and laying out the challenges ahead to all medical information retrieval efforts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMedinfo. MEDINFO
Pages1433-1437
Number of pages5
Volume8 Pt 2
Publication statusPublished - 1995

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Hersh, W. B., & Hickam, D. (1995). Information retrieval in medicine: the SAPHIRE experience. In Medinfo. MEDINFO (Vol. 8 Pt 2, pp. 1433-1437)